Brianne Kent

Assistant Professor

Areas of interest

Cognitive & Neural Sciences

Research Interests

Learning and memory, sleep, circadian rhythms, Alzheimer's disease

Selected Publications

Kent, B. A., Feldman, H. H., Nygaard, H. B.  (2020). Sleep and its Regulation: An Emerging Pathogenic and Treatment Frontier in Alzheimer’s diseaseProgress in Neurobiology, 101902.

Kent, B. A., Michalik, M., Marchant, E. G., Yau, K. W., Feldman, H. H., Mistlberger, R. E., Nygaard, H. B. (2019). Delayed daily activity and reduced NREM slow wave power in the APP/PS1 mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Neurobiology of Aging, 78, 74-86.

Kent, B. A., Strittmatter, S. M., Nygaard, H. B. (2018). Sleep and EEG power spectral analysis in three transgenic mouse models of AD: APP/PS1, 3xTgAD, and Tg2576. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 64(4), 1325-1336.

Kent, B. A., Heath, C., Kim, C-H., Ahrens, R., Fraser, P. E., St George-Hyslop, P., Bussey, T. J., & Saksida, L. M. (2018).Longitudinal evaluation of Tau-P301L transgenic mice reveals no impairment at 17 months of age. Brain and Behavior, 8(1), e00896.

Kent, B. A., Beynon, A. L., Hornsby, A. K., Bekinschtein, P., Bussey, T. J., Davies, J. S., Saksida, L. M. (2015). The orexigenic hormone acyl-ghrelin increases adult hippocampal neurogenesis and enhances pattern separation. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 51,431-439.

Bekinschtein, P., Kent, B. A., Oomen, C., Clemenson, D., Gage, F., Saksida, L. M., & Bussey, T. J. (2014). Brain-derived neurotrophic factor interacts with adult-born immature cells in the dentate gyrus during consolidation of overlapping memories. Hippocampus, 24(8), 905-911.


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